Canadian surfers hanging tough

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After placing second in Round 1, Tofino, BC surfer Janek Peladeau finished fourth in his Round 2 under-18 qualifying heat at the 2009 World Junior Surfing Championship in Ecuador on Monday.

Peladeau has since been relegated to the repechage rounds along two other Canadian surfers, Kye Peladeau and Frazer Laine-Mayor, who are also from Tofino.

Rounding out Canada’s four-member team is Tofino’s Simon Bauer, who has been relegated to the under-16 repechage rounds.

The World Junior Surfing Championship is scheduled to continue until April 5 at Playa de las FAE in Salinas, Ecuador.

The competition can be watched via live webcast. Click here.

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